El Jarocho

Mexican, Tacos, Burritos
1138 S 13th St (at Ellsworth St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 463-2205



  • 3 delicious tacos for so cheap...oh! And the tostadas! - with that salsa!
  • 'I dream of this place'
  • The al pastor burrito is excellent, and HUGE!!!
  • oh man. hook me up to an IV and pump chipotle sauce in my veins. so good.
  • Extra jalapeno sauce, please!! Stuff is great
  • Burrito Jarocho = spicy shrimp burrito. It's AMAZING.
  • The quesadillas here are good too!
  • get the tacos! treat yourself to a glass of jamaica (a hibiscus drink).
  • Had the Steak Burrito it was very good. A lot of bang for your buck here. Unassuming place with about 5-6 tables. Id go back. Service was friendly and even helpful explaining the menu
  • Very authentic! The best mexican I 've ever tried so far
  • Dope af tacos, burritos, etc
  • Everything here is huge and delicious. Recently discovered cemitas here which are basically sandwiches full of all the best Mexican food stuff.
  • Al pastor is phenomenal
  • Amazing food here with some decent veggie options and crazy quantities.
  • Fantastic burritos and mounds of guacamole!
  • Some of Philly's best tacos are here. The staff could be nicer.
  • My go to Mexican byob. Like their al pastor. Right off the BSL so easy to get to.
  • Awesome special dishes-check the daily board. Very authentic. Big portions.
  • The tacos are some of the best I've had in Philly. Order the carnitas and the chorizo, my favorites.
  • Monica Glass, chef of Clio (Boston), eats here on her nights off. She loves the Carnitas & chorizo tacos.

Nearby places

1131 S Broad St (Ellsworth)
1148 S 11th St (at Ellsworth St)